Pradeep Dalal is an artist and writer. His work was recently included in the exhibitions "Stories in the Social Landscape" at ICP, "Strange Invitation" at Franklin Street Works in Stamford, CT, "Picturing Parallax: Photography and Video from the South Asian Diaspora" in San Francisco and "Exchanging Glances" at Chatterjee & Lal in Mumbai, as well as: "Vision is Elastic. Thought is Elastic" at Murray Guy and "Fifty Artists Photograph the Future" at Higher Pictures. Pradeep has also exhibited at the Herter Art Gallery in Amherst, Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, TART in San Francisco, and Orchard and PS122 Gallery in New York. His photographic work is included in Blind Spot 43. Pradeep's essay "A Bifocal Frame of Reference" was included in Western Artists and India (Thames and Hudson, 2013). He is a recipient of the Tierney Fellowship, and holds an MFA from ICP/Bard College and a MArch from MIT. He is on the faculty at the International Center of Photography and the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College, and directs the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program.

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Malabar Hill (Jay), 2006-8

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Images of friends and me taken 25 years ago in a Mumbai neighborhood - Malabar Hill - recall a magnetic friendship. The record sleeves motif in the collages underscore the primary importance of music in our lives: albums were handled like precious cargo, borrowed, taped, played for friends, and returned carefully.

Malabar Hill (Mohit), 2006-8
Malabar Hill (Montblanc), 2006-8
Malabar Hill (Pune Gang), 2006-8
Malabar Hill (Tushar & Shyamal), 2006-8
Malabar Hill (Audrey), 2006-8